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Support Work in Schools and Colleges

  • 12 Weeks | Part Time
  • Suffolk New College (Ipswich)
  • Level 2 | Vocational

Course overview

This qualification is an introduction to the information and knowledge needed to work in a school environment.

It can apply to the many varied roles that full and part-time support staff may fulfil including administrative roles, site support roles, technical roles and volunteers, as well as roles that work directly with children and young people in the school environment.

Units include:

  • Safeguarding
  • Child development
  • Equality
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Communication & relationships

It is aimed at students not yet employed in a school, as well as providing initial training and induction for those new in post-in primary, secondary or special schools.

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods, which could include students’ plans and written records, written assignments, or a task set by CACHE.

Evening course: (Thursday Evenings) 5 PM – 8 PM

Duration: 12 weeks

Course Cost: £99

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